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Transform Your Life With What You Eat And How You Live! Let Food and Nature Be Your Medicine Too! Transform Your Life With What You Eat And How You Live!

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Dr John La Puma

Food & Nature as Medicine, Too

Dr. John La Puma MD is the leading physician voice for culinary medicine and ecomedicine as part of your personal medical health, and an internationally recognized expert in nutrition and well-being. Dr La Puma is a board-certified specialist in internal medicine, a professionally trained chef, and an urban organic farmer. He is also a New York Times best-selling author twice, has lectured on culinary medicine at TEDMED and TEDx, and on ecomedicine at the University of Chicago and Harvard University,

Dr. John believes that both food and nature are information for the body and the brain. The right foods, beverages, outdoor activities, and nature-based solutions can help you reboot your brain and your health. Both food and nature are restorative, powerful, underutilized therapeutic tools in medicine.

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4 Natural Acne Remedies That Work

There are a variety of ways to combat acne and improve your skincare routine, but not all of them are natural and healthy in the long run. Natural acne remedies can cure your acne without introducing synthetic chemicals to your skin. Homemade face masks, choosing the right skincare products, diet,

How To Find Your Happy Place In Nature

For many people, nature is their happy place. But what if I told you most people have specific happy places in nature, also known as comfort nature spots? Comfort nature refers to a place in nature where you feel connected. Oftentimes, going there is a form of self care and

5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

You might not one to admit it out loud, but you also can’t ignore the truth; your sex drive has taken a dive and you don’t know why. You’re likely embarrassed, confused and upset. Try not to be. It’s a common issue, but one with many easy nature fixes. These

Holistic Health for Pets: Natural Ways to Keep Your Pets Healthier

A dog is a (hu)man’s best friend. Your pets play a special role in your life so it’s important to help them be as healthy as possible. While some might think that means going to a conventional veterinarian, there are some more natural ways to keep your pet healthier as

4 Health Benefits of Gardening

Spending time in nature makes you happier and healthier. But do you want to supercharge your time in nature? Then you should consider gardening. There are many ways gardening improves your health, from reducing stress, improving cognition, and giving you the freedom to grow healthier foods in your own backyard

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AUTHOR

Dr. John is the author or co-author of seven books. Several are used as textbooks at great academic institutions worldwide, and three have been New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. Most recently, he writes and speaks about how to use meals to lower cholesterol and control diabetes, and about how the power to opt outside can improve your medical health.

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While Dr. John did not invent food as medicine, he pioneered and popularized culinary medicine in a popular culinary medicine book, and on national cable and network television as ChefMD®.  His invited presentations often include cooking demonstrations, culinary insights, and medicinal plants and herbs.

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PHYSICIAN

Dr. John is board-certified in internal medicine. He writes both recipes and pharmaceuticals on prescription slips.  He also advocates for health related causes, including food security, pollinator protection and animal adoption and welfare.

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